Epidermolysis bullosa



Epidermolysis bullosa

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Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) is a group of rare genetic skin disorders in which the skin is fragile and forms blisters easily after a minor trauma, especially in warm weather. There exists over 30 subtypes of EB, classified into major 4 groups based on the plane of cleavage within the skin and the underlying molecular defects. These are EB simplex, junctional EB, dystrophic EB and Kindler EB.


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